Ruth E. Gabler, 84

March 13, 2022

Ruth E. Gabler, 84, of Lancaster, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died at her home on Sunday, March 13, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Savannah, GA she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Jonnie Spitz. She was wife of the late Raymond G. Gabler who passed away in 2020.

Ruth cherished spending time with her family. She was a homemaker most of her life. Traveling the world with her husband she could always find a friend. She was a social butterfly and able to strike up a conversation with anyone. Her southern charm made people feel welcome in her home.

She is survived by three children, Dawn Fox (Ellwood Wagner) of Lancaster, Darlene Gabler of Lancaster and Raymond A Gabler (Lee Gabler) of Columbia, MD; 4 grandchildren, Richard Fox (Kristie Fox) of Inwood, WV, Danielle Fox of Laurel, MD and Jared Gabler of Columbia, MD; 1 step grandchild Jason Wagner (Megan Wagner) and 2 great-grandchildren Layne Rinard and Lucas Fox both of Inwood, WV. Also surviving is a sister, M. Virginia Spitz of VA. She will be missed by family and friends.

Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Final resting place Savannah, GA.

Ruth loved eagles in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Eagle Foundation in her honor or Hospice and Community care.

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Condolences to the Family

March 20, 2022

Our “Sweet Georgia Peach”

March 19, 2022

Siento mucho esta pérdida, creo que ha sido un camino largo y ahora tu mami está descansando. Oro para que Dios te fortalezca y te de paz en medio del caos y del dolor. Estamos contigo y no dejes de sonreír y de contagiar a todos con tu buen ánimo, que el gozo del Señor siga siendo tu ancla.

March 19, 2022

May the Lord comfort you as you grieve your great loss. God knows of the sacrificial love you showed as you took such good care of your mother during her final years and difficult last days. Well done, good and faithful servant.

March 18, 2022

Darlene un abrazo enorme desde la distancia, Diis fortalezca sus corazones y que tu HERMOSA MAMÁ descanse en paz. 🙏💐🕊️

March 18, 2022

We will forever cherish Ruth’s friendship and warmth. She often called to chat and would stop in on her frequent walks. Above all, she was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandparent.We miss you, Ruth.

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